Names of two found dead in car in Christian County released

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police and the State Medical Examiner’s Officer have released the names if two people who were killed in November in a car fire on Rosetown Road in Pembroke.

The man and woman were found in the vehicle on the morning of Nov. 19. The sheriff’s office says the victims have been identified as 58-year-old Pamela J Phillips and 63-year-old Ed Dansereau, both of Pembroke.

Phillips was the wife of Cal Phillips, who was found shot to death in the cellar of 443 S. Main Street, and Dansereau was their neighbor. The sheriff’s office says Kentucky State Police labs were able to make positive identifications based on DNA comparisons.  Investigators say Dansereau and Phillips suffered gun shot wounds that caused their deaths. 

Investigators have sent evidence collected at the scenes in this case to the Kentucky State Police labs for testing and are continuing to conduct interviews with all who are involved. 

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